Wednesday 7 May 1930
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets and Horst Bienek.
Born Reckless, directed by Andrew Bennison, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1930
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 May 1930 ?
- USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - 
- Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
- Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
- Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
- Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
- Saint Flavia Domitilla
- Aviard Gavrilovich Fastovets: Russia -- Cosmonaut.
- Horst Bienek: German poet.
- Carlo Cataneo: Italian actor and dubber, also known as Carlo Cattaneo, who died in Milan on 16 February 2005.
- Alain Crespelle: French psychotherapist.
- Jean Gandois: French engineer of roads and bridges in Guinea, Brazil and Peru.
- Helin : American astrologer who publicly declared himself to be President Bush's astrologer in mid-1991, a claim that was categorically denied by the White House. A veteran of army service, he was a social worker until 1973 when he went on disability due to Parkinson's Disease. He first studied astrology from one month before his 19th birthday.
- Totie Fields: American actress and author (d. 1978)
- Babe Parilli: American football player and coach
- John Smith: Baron Kirkhill English politician
- Duleepsinhji scores 333 in cricket for Sussex versus Northants in 330 minutes.
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